Under the deal, South Korea received 700,000 doses of Pfizer’s vaccine with an agreement to return the same number of Pfizer vaccine doses from a future order to Israel later.
Chung and Lapid also agreed to work together for the early effectuation of a bilateral free trade agreement, formally signed in May, and to strengthen cooperation in trade, investment and technological innovation.
During the talks, the Israeli side called for Seoul’s support for the “Working Definition of Antisemitism,” adopted in 2016 by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance to raise awareness about antisemitism.
In response, Chung said that racial discrimination cannot be justified under any circumstances, and that the Seoul government will support it. (Yonhap)